Life has basically returned to normal in Wuhan, Hubei province, after the central government imposed strict lockdown measures where the coronavirus was first detected. Photo: AFP Life has basically returned to normal in Wuhan, Hubei province, after the central government imposed strict lockdown measures where the coronavirus was first detected. Photo: AFP
Life has basically returned to normal in Wuhan, Hubei province, after the central government imposed strict lockdown measures where the coronavirus was first detected. Photo: AFP
Zhou Xin
Opinion

Opinion

Zhou Xin

China’s rapid GDP growth shows why coronavirus controls must trump reopening economy

  • After an initially slow response to the virus outbreak in Wuhan, China opted for strict short-term measures to contain its spread
  • Meanwhile, half measures around the world, with premature decisions to reopen societies and economies, have led to new rounds of infections

Life has basically returned to normal in Wuhan, Hubei province, after the central government imposed strict lockdown measures where the coronavirus was first detected. Photo: AFP Life has basically returned to normal in Wuhan, Hubei province, after the central government imposed strict lockdown measures where the coronavirus was first detected. Photo: AFP
Life has basically returned to normal in Wuhan, Hubei province, after the central government imposed strict lockdown measures where the coronavirus was first detected. Photo: AFP
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